Bobcat SafeRide Program (Bobcat Express)
The Bobcat Express provides safe and convenient transportation for Bates students. This free shuttle service is available to students for Doctor’s and Medical appointments, prescription pick-up, and appointments by filling out a Reservation Request Form.
Also, the Bobcat express is available to students for rides to various locations within a 3-mile radius for community engage learning programs as well as to various locations in which the Lewiston – Auburn Shuttle previously provided–with Doctor’s and Medical appointments taking precedent.
The shuttle runs Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. with reservations taking precedent. Otherwise, this service will be on a first come first serve basis.
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights there is a shuttle which runs from 6:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.During the first 3 hours the service will run routes to various locations in the Lewiston/Auburn area every half hour starting at 6:00 p.m. – leaving from Chase Hall. Afterwards, the service will switch to safe-rides on a first come first serve basis.
Saturday and Sunday the Bobcat Express will run from 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. providing rides to various locations in the Lewiston/Auburn area leaving every half hour starting at 10:00 a.m.–with Doctor’s and Medical appointments taking precedent.
The shuttle picks students up right outside of Chase Hall at 56 Campus Avenue. Unless due to a medical condition preventing you from walking to Chase Hall, then the shuttle will pick you up at your current location.